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Re: [Mgs] Spurned an offer [now: clutch effort]

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Subject: Re: [Mgs] Spurned an offer [now: clutch effort]
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:22:10 -0700
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Thread-topic: [Mgs] Spurned an offer [now: clutch effort]
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I realize that reducing the diameter of the cylinder would also require
increasing the length of the stroke. I did not feel that it was necessary to
explain this to a technical audience.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Menlo Park, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 3/21/13 1:42 AM, PaulHunt73 at wrote:

> Certainly you can, and reduce the travel of the release bearing at the same
> time.  But you would have to ensure that the travel was still enough to
> fully release the friction plate or you would have difficulty selecting
> gears, and it would put the biting point closer to the floor.  The ratio of
> master diameter to slave diameter is what it is for a reason.
> PaulH
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Hmm, I wonder... Since it's a simple hydraulic system, it should be
>> possible
>> to alter the amount of effort needed to depress the clutch pedal.

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